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    Electrical sleeving

    Has anyone found a source for flexible vinyl electrical sleeving?

    I've been faking it with unshrunk shrink tubing and pvc drip line tubing, but am looking for a source for real flexible vinyl sleeving. Not interested in the modern split corrugated stuff.
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    Re: Electrical sleeving

    You might try Grainger they have a broad product line
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    Re: Electrical sleeving

    Steve, I donít know if it meets your needs or not, but I use a number of products from these guys: https://www.techflex.com/

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    Re: Electrical sleeving

    Thanks Keoke & Lin - Everyone has the high-tech expandable, woven etc. I'm looking for the stuff that looks like thin vinyl tubing but is more flexible than drip tube. This may be it. Will follow up when received:

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    Re: Electrical sleeving

    Okay, now I understand. I got my sleeve - mostly used for the front lights - from British Wiring. They have multiple sizes.
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    Re: Electrical sleeving

    Try a marine store, my Yamahas use it for the controls and wiring.

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    Re: Electrical sleeving

    Sorry, I don't know what happened to my post. You might try this stuff. It is tough, flexible, expandable and I think quite attractive. They make sizes appropriate for one wire to bundles as big as your arm. It is constructed kind of like the novelty "Chinese finger traps".
    https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catal...ickkey=1547394

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    Re: Electrical sleeving

    Thank you for the responses, everyone.

    Lin - British Wiring seems to have the best prices. For instance, 5/16" (8mm) black vinyl sleeving is $1.40/meter. Other sellers get >$1/foot.
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    Re: Electrical sleeving

    These guys have a lot of good electrical stuff:http://www.wiringdepot.com....Take a look.

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    Re: Electrical sleeving

    Received the black vinyl tube today per screenshot above. Don't recommend it as it's more rigid than flexible and tends to buckle when bent.
    Have a call into British Wiring to see if their product is more flexible like the OEM sleeving.
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    Re: Electrical sleeving

    Steve, I think you will find the British Wiring product to be flexible. My only complaint is that the larger diameter tubes come flat and it is hard to get rid of the fold crease.
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    Re: Electrical sleeving

    Received my order of sleeving (in several sizes) today from British Wiring - nice and flexible as Lin says. Good prices, too.

    screenshot.1805.jpg
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